Airbags will never deploy when the system detects a fault for that exact reason. If there is something wrong in the system, it is designed to NOT deploy as a precaution for causing unnecessary harm.
Imola Red / Imola Red ///M5
E60 SSK, Dice iPod, Illuminated ZHP knob, GT Custom Exhaust, BCR Coilovers
'01 330Ci Titanium Silver on Coral Red
'96 328i Jet Black on Black